PREMIO 2020 CLAUDIO WEBER ABRAMO DATA JOURNALISM AWARD (BRAZIL)

Deadline: 01 October 2020
Grant The Cláudio Weber Abramo Data Journalism Award is an initiative with the objective of encouraging excellence in the use of data by journalists to report, analyse and investigate issues that affect Brazilian society. The award aims to encourage the production and use of open data on topics of public interest in journalism; to encourage active transparency practices regarding the methodology and data sources used in journalistic works; to inspire students and journalists to work with data in their investigations; and to recognise professionals and outstanding works in the field of data journalism.

PULITZER CENTER’S DATA JOURNALISM GRANTS PROGRAM

Deadline: Ongoing
Grant The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking applications for innovative data-driven journalism projects that spotlight under reported issues. This opportunity is open to all newsrooms and independent journalists in the United States and abroad.

JOURNALISM 360 CHALLENGE

Deadline: 20 August 2020
Grant The Journalism 360 Challenge is an open call for ideas using immersive storytelling to discover new ways to engage audiences and advance the field of journalism.
Winners will receive a share of $100,000 for early-stage projects that help expand best practices for technologies including, but not limited to: 360 video, spatial audio, augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality.

JOINT EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR JOURNALISM AND MEDIA SUPPORT

To mark World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) 2020, GFMD, the International Civil Society Organization on the Safety of Journalists Coalition, and numerous GFMD members, partners, and affiliate networks have launched an emergency appeal for support for journalism organisations and independent media in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

THE EUROPEAN DIALOGUE ON INTERNET GOVERNANCE 2019

19 – 20 June 2019 – The Hague, Netherlands
The European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG), an open multi-stakeholder platform to exchange views about the Internet and how it is governed will take place on 19 – 20 June 2019 at the Word Forum, The Hague.

DIGITAL PLATFORMS, REGULATION, AND MEDIA SUSTAINABILITY: A LESSON FOR EUROPE FROM DOWN UNDER

Given the reality of today’s online environment and what it means for conveying accurate, high-quality information, it is important to address underlying mechanisms that have enabled the manipulation of online information spaces. By also addressing how information is created and disseminated from a market viewpoint, not simply a content viewpoint, it paints a more holistic picture of the challenges faced in keeping a citizenry informed.

HIGHWAY AFRICA CONFERENCE 2018

29-30 Nov, 2018, Grahamstown, South Africa
The Highway Africa Conference is a project of Rhodes University (Grahamstown, South Africa). The 22-year old event is supported by a variety of partners including Government, corporate South Africa and development agencies.

PRAGUE MEDIA POINT CONFERENCE: MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY, 2018

15 Nov – 17 Nov, 2018, Prague, Czech Republic
Prague Media Point is a series of annual international conferences, dedicated to discussing the changing media landscape in a professional, political, economic, and social context. These events gather leading academics, journalists, media executives, and experts from around the world to exchange experiences, establish new relationships, and debate challenges facing both traditional and new media. The topic for this iteration of conference is Media and Technology: Innovative Journalism in a Contested Political Space.

GFMD MEDIADEV AND INTERNET GOVERNANCE SYMPOSIUM

12 November – Paris, France
Join the media development stakeholders attending the 2018 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) for an afternoon symposium to discuss strategies for our sector to increase engagement and overall impact in global internet governance processes.

GFMD AT THE 2018 INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM

GFMD team attended the 13th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Paris, from 12-14 November. The IGF an event held under the auspices of the United Nations. We have co-organised the second edition of the working group on media development and Internet governance, as well as launched an issue paper that explores intersections between media development and Internet governance.